Even with the recent trend of earlier-than-ever commitments, summer camps mean coaches getting the opportunity to work with and watch top-notch recruits.
Some have already made their decisions. Others will walk onto different campuses across the Southeast looking to make names for themselves or to determine where they best fit.
Once camps end, commitments could come fast and furious for those reasons.
Recruiting has evolved into a 365-day-a-year process (and business, with a full marketplace now among 247Sports, Rivals and Scout).
When people need their football fix, these summer camps can help fill the void between spring games—where applicable—and the start of August camp.
Today we examine some of the most intriguing prospects heading into summer camps.
We are looking at several components, from overall hype to recruiting status. Five-star commitments who have already made commitments, for instance, probably aren’t as exciting to see this summer as are 4-star players who are wide open in the process.
Here is a high-overview look at 12 prospects who could make or break recruiting classes next February.